7 letter words ending in ous
Acerous (a.) Same as Acerose.
Acerous (a.) Destitute of tentacles, as certain mollusks.
Acerous (a.) Without antennae, as some insects.
Acetous (a.) Having a sour taste; sour; acid.
Acetous (a.) Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation.
Acinous (a.) Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions; as, acinose or acinous glands.
Adenous (a.) Same as Adenose.
Adipous (a.) Fatty; adipose.
Aeneous (a.) Colored like bronze.
Agamous (a.) Having no visible sexual organs; asexual.
Agamous (a.) cryptogamous.
Agynous (a.) Without female organs; male.
Amorous (a.) Inc
Amorous (a.) Affected with love; in love; enamored; -- usually with of; formerly with on.
Amorous (a.) Of or relating to, or produced by, love.
androus () A terminal combining form: Having a stamen or stamens; staminate; as, monandrous, with one stamen; polyandrous, with many stamens.
Animous (a.) Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute.
Anurous (a.) Destitute of a tail, as the frogs and toads.
Anxious (a.) Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; -- applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
Anxious (a.) Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying; -- applied to things; as, anxious labor.
Anxious (a.) Earnestly desirous; as, anxious to please.
Apodous (a.) Apodal; apod.
Apyrous (a.) Incombustible; capable of sustaining a strong heat without alteration of form or properties.
Aqueous (a.) Partaking of the nature of water, or abounding with it; watery.
Aqueous (a.) Made from, or by means of, water.
Arduous (a.) Steep and lofty, in a literal sense; hard to climb.
Arduous (a.) Attended with great labor, like the ascending of acclivities; difficult; laborious; as, an arduous employment, task, or enterprise.
Atheous (a.) Atheistic; impious.
Atheous (a.) Without God, neither accepting nor denying him.
Atokous (a.) Producing only asexual individuals, as the eggs of certain annelids.
Avarous (a.) Avaricious.
Azotous (a.) Nitrous; as, azotous acid.
Azygous (a.) Odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single; as, the azygous muscle of the uvula.
Azymous (a.) Unleavened; unfermented.
Bilious (a.) Of or pertaining to the bile.
Bilious (a.) Disordered in respect to the bile; troubled with an excess of bile; as, a bilious patient; dependent on, or characterized by, an excess of bile; as, bilious symptoms.
Bilious (a.) Choleric; passionate; ill tempered.
Bivious (a.) Having, or leading, two ways.
Brumous (a.) Foggy; misty.
Bulbous (n.) Having or containing bulbs, or a bulb; growing from bulbs; bulblike in shape or structure.
Burnous (n.) A cloaklike garment and hood woven in one piece, worn by Arabs.
Burnous (n.) A combination cloak and hood worn by women.
Buxeous (a.) Belonging to the box tree.
Callous (a.) Hardened; indurated.
Callous (a.) Hardened in mind; insensible; unfeeling; unsusceptible.
Carious (a.) Affected with caries; decaying; as, a carious tooth.
Carnous (a.) Of or pertaining to flesh; fleshy.
Carnous (a.) Of a fleshy consistence; -- applied to succulent leaves, stems, etc.
Caseous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, cheese; having the qualities of cheese; cheesy.
Ceduous (a.) Fit to be felled.
Cereous (a.) Waxen; like wax.
Chylous (a.) Consisting of, or similar to, chyle.
Chymous (a.) Of or pertaining to chyme.
Cirrous (a.) Cirrose.
Cirrous (a.) Tufted; -- said of certain feathers of birds.
Coevous (a.) Coeval
Copious (a.) Large in quantity or amount; plentiful; abundant; fruitful.
Cuprous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, copper; containing copper; -- said of those compounds of copper in which this element is present in its highest proportion.
Curious (a.) Difficult to please or satisfy; solicitous to be correct; careful; scrupulous; nice; exact.
Curious (a.) Exhibiting care or nicety; artfully constructed; elaborate; wrought with elegance or skill.
Curious (a.) Careful or anxious to learn; eager for knowledge; given to research or inquiry; habitually inquisitive; prying; -- sometimes with after or of.
Curious (a.) Exciting attention or inquiry; awakening surprise; inviting and rewarding inquisitiveness; not simple or plain; strange; rare.
Devious (a.) Out of a straight
Devious (a.) Going out of the right or common course; going astray; erring; wandering; as, a devious step.
Discous (a.) Disklike; discoid.
Dubious (a.) Doubtful or not settled in opinion; being in doubt; wavering or fluctuating; undetermined.
Dubious (a.) Occasioning doubt; not clear, or obvious; equivocal; questionable; doubtful; as, a dubious answer.
Dubious (a.) Of uncertain event or issue; as, in dubious battle.
Duteous (a.) Fulfilling duty; dutiful; having the sentiments due to a superior, or to one to whom respect or service is owed; obedient; as, a duteous son or daughter.
Duteous (a.) Subservient; obsequious.
Ebrious (a.) Inc
Emulous (a.) Ambitiously desirous to equal or even to excel another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of; as, emulous of another's example or virtues.
Emulous (a.) Vying with; rivaling; hence, contentious, envious.
Envious (a.) Malignant; mischievous; spiteful.
Envious (a.) Inspiring envy.
Envious (a.) Excessively careful; cautious.
Fatuous (a.) Feeble in mind; weak; silly; stupid; foolish; fatuitous.
Fatuous (a.) Without reality; illusory, like the ignis fatuus.
-ferous () A suffix signifying bearing, producing, yielding; as, auriferous, yielding gold; chyliferous, producing chyle.
Ferrous (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, iron; -- especially used of compounds of iron in which the iron has its lower valence; as, ferrous sulphate.
Fetuous (a.) Neat; feat.
Fibrous (a.) Containing, or consisting of, fibers; as, the fibrous coat of the cocoanut; the fibrous roots of grasses.
Flavous (a.) Yellow.
Folious (a.) Like a leaf; thin; unsubstantial.
Folious (a.) Foliose.
Fulvous (a.) Tawny; dull yellow, with a mixture of gray and brown.
Fungous (a.) Of the nature of fungi; spongy.
Fungous (a.) Growing suddenly, but not substantial or durable.
Furious (a.) Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.
Furious (a.) Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm.
Fuscous (a.) Brown or grayish black; darkish.
Gaseous (a.) In the form, or of the nature, of gas, or of an aeriform fluid.
Gaseous (a.) Lacking substance or solidity; tenuous.
-genous () A suffix signifying producing, yielding; as, alkaligenous; endogenous.
-gerous () A suffix signifying bearing, producing; as, calcigerous; dentigerous.
Gibbous (a.) Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half-moon and the full moon.
Gibbous (a.) Hunched; hump-backed.
Glebous (a.) Alt. of Gleby
Globous (a.) Spherical.
Grumous (a.) Resembling or containing grume; thick; concreted; clotted; as, grumous blood.
Grumous (a.) See Grumose.
Gummous (a.) Gumlike, or composed of gum; gummy.
Gummous (a.) Of or pertaining to a gumma.
Heinous (a.) Hateful; hatefully bad; flagrant; odious; atrocious; giving great great offense; -- applied to deeds or to character.
Herbous (a.) Abounding with herbs.
Hideous (a.) Frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; dreadful to behold; as, a hideous monster; hideous looks.
Hideous (a.) Distressing or offensive to the ear; exciting terror or dismay; as, a hideous noise.
Hideous (a.) Hateful; shocking.
Hydrous (a.) Containing water; watery.
Hydrous (a.) Containing water of hydration or crystallization.
Idolous (a.) Idolatrous.
Igneous (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance.
Igneous (a.) Resulting from, or produced by, the action of fire; as, lavas and basalt are igneous rocks.
Impious (a.) Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language.
Invious (a.) Untrodden.
Jealous (a.) Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.
Jealous (a.) Apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful.
Jealous (a.) Exacting exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry.
Juncous (a.) Full of rushes: resembling rushes; juncaceous.
Lentous (a.) Viscid; viscous; tenacious.
Leprous (a.) Infected with leprosy; pertaining to or resembling leprosy.
Leprous (a.) Leprose.
Leucous (a.) White; -- applied to albinos, from the whiteness of their skin and hair.
Lignous (a.) Ligneous.
Limbous (a.) With slightly overlapping borders; -- said of a suture.
Luteous (a.) Yellowish; more or less like buff.
Minious (a.) Of the color of red or vermilion.
Nervous (a.) possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous.
Nervous (a.) Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind; characterized by strength in sentiment or style; forcible; spirited; as, a nervous writer.
Nervous (a.) Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; as, nervous excitement; a nervous fever.
Nervous (a.) Having the nerves weak, diseased, or easily excited; subject to, or suffering from, undue excitement of the nerves; easily agitated or annoyed.
Nervous (a.) Sensitive; excitable; timid.
Nimious (a.) Excessive; extravagant; inordinate.
Nitrous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, niter; of the quality of niter, or resembling it.
Nitrous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of those compounds in which nitrogen has a relatively lower valence as contrasted with nitric compounds.
Niveous (a.) Snowy; resembling snow; partaking of the qualities of snow.
Nocuous (a.) Hurtful; noxious.
Noxious (a.) Hurtful; harmful; baneful; pernicious; injurious; destructive; unwholesome; insalubrious; as, noxious air, food, or climate; pernicious; corrupting to morals; as, noxious practices or examples.
Noxious (a.) Guilty; criminal.
Obvious (a.) Opposing; fronting.
Obvious (a.) Exposed; subject; open; liable.
Obvious (a.) Easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; evident; apparent; as, an obvious meaning; an obvious remark.
Odorous (a.) Having or emitting an odor or scent, esp. a sweet odor; fragrant; sweet-smelling.
Olidous (a.) Having a strong, disagreeable smell; fetid.
Ominous (a.) Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant; portentous; -- formerly used both in a favorable and unfavorable sense; now chiefly in the latter; foreboding or foreshowing evil; inauspicious; as, an ominous dread.
Onerous (a.) Burdensome; oppressive.
Opacous (a.) Opaque.
Operous (a.) Operose.
Osmious (a.) Denoting those compounds of osmium in which the element has a valence relatively lower than in the osmic compounds; as, osmious chloride.
Osseous (a.) Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone; bony; ossific.
Ozonous (a.) Pertaining to or containing, ozone.
Paleous (a.) Chaffy; like chaff; paleaceous.
Pappous (a.) Pappose.
Parlous (a.) Attended with peril; dangerous; as, a parlous cough.
Parlous (a.) Venturesome; bold; mischievous; keen.
Pectous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, pectose.
Perlous (a.) Perilous.
Petrous (a.) Like stone; hard; stony; rocky; as, the petrous part of the temporal bone.
Petrous (a.) Same as Petrosal.
Piceous (a.) Of or pertaining to pitch; resembling pitch in color or quality; pitchy.
Pileous (a.) Consisting of, or covered with, hair; hairy; pilose.
Piteous (a.) Pious; devout.
Piteous (a.) Evincing pity, compassion, or sympathy; compassionate; tender.
Piteous (a.) Fitted to excite pity or sympathy; wretched; miserable; lamentable; sad; as, a piteous case.
Piteous (a.) Paltry; mean; pitiful.
Plumous (a.) Having feathers or plumes.
Plumous (a.) Having hairs, or other parts, arranged along an axis like a feather; feathery; plumelike; as, a plumose leaf; plumose tentacles.
Pompous (a.) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
Pompous (a.) Ostentatious; pretentious; boastful; vainlorious; as, pompous manners; a pompous style.
Pulpous (a.) Containing pulp; pulpy.
Rabious (a.) Fierce.
Radious (a.) Consisting of rays, as light.
Radious (a.) Radiating; radiant.
Ragious (a.) Raging; furious; rageful.
Rameous (a.) Ramal.
Raucous (a.) Hoarse; harsh; rough; as, a raucous, thick tone.
Regious (a.) Regal; royal.
Rescous (n.) Rescue; deliverance.
Rescous (n.) See Rescue, 2.
Riotous (a.) Involving, or engaging in, riot; wanton; unrestrained; luxurious.
Riotous (a.) Partaking of the nature of an unlawful assembly or its acts; seditious.
Rubious (a.) Red; ruddy.
Ruinous (a.) Causing, or tending to cause, ruin; destructive; baneful; pernicious; as, a ruinous project.
Ruinous (a.) Characterized by ruin; ruined; dilapidated; as, an edifice, bridge, or wall in a ruinous state.
Ruinous (a.) Composed of, or consisting in, ruins.
Sanious (a.) Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance; thin and serous, with a slight bloody tinge; as, the sanious matter of an ulcer.
Sanious (a.) Discharging sanies; as, a sanious ulcer.
Sarcous (a.) Fleshy; -- applied to the minute structural elements, called sarcous elements, or sarcous disks, of which striated muscular fiber is composed.
Serious (a.) Grave in manner or disposition; earnest; thoughtful; solemn; not light, gay, or volatile.
Serious (a.) Really intending what is said; being in earnest; not jesting or deceiving.
Serious (a.) Important; weighty; not trifling; grave.
Serious (a.) Hence, giving rise to apprehension; attended with danger; as, a serious injury.
Serrous (a.) Like the teeth off a saw; jagged.
Semious (a.) Of or pertaining to the Sim/; monkeylike.
Sinuous (a.) Bending in and out; of a serpentine or undulating form; winding; crooked.
Spicous (a.) See Spicose.
Spinous (a.) Spinose; thorny.
Spinous (a.) Having the form of a spine or thorn; spinelike.
Spitous (a.) Having spite; spiteful.
Spumous (a.) Alt. of Spumy
Talcous (a.) Of or pertaining to talc; composed of, or resembling, talc.
Tedious (a.) Involving tedium; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, slowness, or the like; wearisome.
Tenuous (a.) Thin; slender; small; minute.
Tenuous (a.) Rare; subtile; not dense; -- said of fluids.
Tenuous (a.) Lacking substance, as a tenuous argument.
Timeous (a.) Timely; seasonable.
Torvous (a.) Sour of aspect; of a severe countenance; stern; grim.
Typhous (a.) Of or pertaining to typhus; of the nature of typhus.
Uberous (a.) Fruitful; copious; abundant; plentiful.
Uranous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, uranium; designating those compounds in which uranium has a lower valence as contrasted with the uranic compounds.
Urinous (a.) Of or pertaining to urine, or partaking of its qualities; having the character or odor of urine; similar to urine.
Vacuous (a.) Empty; unfilled; void; vacant.
Vafrous (a.) Crafty; cunning; sly; as, vafrous tricks.
Various (a.) Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors.
Various (a.) Changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable.
Various (a.) Variegated; diversified; not monotonous.
Veinous (a.) Marked with veins; veined; veiny.
Vicious (a.) Characterized by vice or defects; defective; faulty; imperfect.
Vicious (a.) Addicted to vice; corrupt in principles or conduct; depraved; wicked; as, vicious children; vicious examples; vicious conduct.
Vicious (a.) Wanting purity; foul; bad; noxious; as, vicious air, water, etc.
Vicious (a.) Not correct or pure; corrupt; as, vicious language; vicious idioms.
Vicious (a.) Not well tamed or broken; given to bad tricks; unruly; refractory; as, a vicious horse.
Vicious (a.) Bitter; spiteful; malignant.
Villous (a.) Abounding in, or covered with, fine hairs, or a woolly substance; shaggy with soft hairs; nappy.
Villous (a.) Furnished or clothed with villi.
Violous (a.) Violent.
Viscous (a.) Adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a viscous juice.
Vitious (n.) Alt. of Vitiousness
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